Recently released movies such as Aladdin and Toy Story 4, along with the highly anticipated opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney World mean Disney mania is at an all-time high.
Archive for 07/2019
Des Plaines Public Library's board of directors is pleased to announce that Jo Bonell has been appointed executive director of the Des Plaines Public Library, effective immediately.
Jo is a famililar face around the library, having worked for over a decade as the Head of Adult Services.
She is also a familiar face in the community as an active participant in the Des Plaines Arts Council and other Des Plaines initiatives.
On the latest episode of Miner Recs, Dave, Jami, Tony and Joel discuss Octavia E. Butler's 1979 novel Kindred, as well as the 2017 graphic novel adaptation by Damian Duffy and John Jennings. Hear it on the player below:
For more information about the podcast and the DPPL staff who make it, visit our podcast page.
As DPPL's school liaison librarian, I have lots of tools to capture a child's attention.
Outer space props, robots, a prize wheel, glow in the dark T-shirts and my blow-up astronaut costume all make getting the attention of a room full of children for fifteen minutes a piece of cake.